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Subject:  Good series of books Date:  7/21/2010  9:06 PM
Author:  GuildWarsQueen Number:  1940 of 1952

My mom found some of these in a gift shop at some historical site and I've been reading them. They're a series of books that have interviews (mostly taken in the 1930's by the WPA) with former slaves. The books are from the Real Voices Real History Series from Blair Publishing.
http://www.blairpub.com/series/RealVoices.htm

This book is especially good
http://www.blairpub.com/alltitles/mightyroughtimes.htm

because many of the interviews in it were conducted by African American students from Fisk University, where